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Work Study Positions at the Library

Help for students wanting to apply for Work Study Positions at the Library

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Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study. Lone Star College-North Harris Library takes part in this program, along with other divisions throughout the college.

If you are ready for a fun job were you get to help your fellow students, then why not apply to one of the library's Work-Study positions.

Open Work Study Positions:

 

  • Multiple positions in the Library, Learning Center, and Makerspace

How to Apply for Work Study Position

Applying for Work Study is a little different than applying for a regular work position. Follow these steps to make sure your application is a successful one!

To qualify for the Work Study Program, you must:

  • Show financial aid eligibility (usually by completing a FAFSA)
  • Be registered for at least 6 credit hours at Lone Star College
  • Not be on financial aid suspension
  • Be a Texas Resident

Additionally, students who are TASFA recipients must have a valid Employment Authorization Card.

If you are unsure if you qualify for Financial Aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Click here to apply for the Work Study Pool. To complete the application process, you will need to create an account and to complete all questions to the best of your ability. Departments from all over North Harris pull student workers from this pool, so even if you don't get a job at the library, another department might be interested in hiring you.

 

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Submit via email a Cover Letter and Résumé to NH-AskALibrarian@lonestar.edu, even if you have already submitted a Cover Letter and Résumé in your online application. If you don't do this, we may miss your application.

We take résumés and cover letters very seriously. Never created a résumé or cover letter? No worries! Here are some tools to help you:

 

Cover Letters (via Ask a Manager)

How to Write A Cover Letter (via Glassdoor)

How to Format a Cover Letter with Examples (via Indeed.com)

Resumes (via Ask a Manager)

How to Write a Résumé (via Glassdoor)

How to Write a Résumé Employers Will Notice (via Indeed.com)

Need a little more help? Visit one of the Career Advisors at the CAST Lab here on campus. See http://www.lonestar.edu/transfer-nh for more information.

Remember: it's ok if you don't have job experience. If this is your first job or you do not have a long job history, think about other activities that might demonstrated your skills. Perhaps you helped organized a food drive, or you worked on a group project in high school. These are all things that you can use in your cover letter, résumé, and interview.

Once you've completed these steps, we will review your application and if we are interested in hiring you we will call you in for an interview

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